Heritage Open Days 2016

Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group - OBHAG Oswestry and Beyond Heritage Open Days 2016   Four Free Events Open to All 1. Friday 9th September at 7.30 pm 'Killed the Boar, Shaved his Head', the Violent Death of Richard III The Memorial Hall, Smithfield Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2EG A talk by Robert Woosnam-Savage of the Royal Armouries Museum. Robert was part of the team which investigated the skeleton of Richard III discovered at Greyfriars, Le...
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Edward Lhuyd, Llwyd Mansion and Llanforda

Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group OBHAG Member Derek Williams   Llwyd Mansion at the junction of Bailey Street and Cross Street will be familiar to most Oswestrians, even though the building is sometimes wrongly called Llwyn Mansion. Less well known, perhaps, will be the fact that it once belonged to the Lloyds of Llanforda Hall, a rebuild of which until the late 1940s stood on the western outskirts of Oswestry. It was into this old-established, Welsh-...
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